Useful Links and Contacts

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service website aims to help you with careers decisions and planning, support you in reviewing your skills and abilities and develop new goals, motivate you to implement your plan of action and enable you to make the best use of high quality career related tools.

Website: nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk


The Apprenticeship Guide

This contains concise summaries of every apprenticeship framework offered in England, plus general careers advice.

Website: www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk


Traineeships:

A traineeship is an education and training programme with work experience that unlocks the great potential of young people and prepares them future careers by helping them to become "work ready".

Website (For further information): www.gov.uk/topic/further-education-skills


Local Colleges:


Sunderland College

Website: http://sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/

Tel: 0191 5116000


Newcastle College

Website: www.ncl-coll.ac.uk

Tel: 0191 2004000


Gateshead College

Website: www.gateshead.ac.uk

Tel: 0191 4902246


South Tyneside College

Website: www.stc.ac.uk

Tel: 0191 4273500


East Durham College

Website: www.eastdurham.ac.uk

Tel: 0191 5188222


Derwentside College

Website: www.derwentside.ac.uk

Tel: 01207 585900


UCAS (University Courses)

Website: www.ucas.com